Sunday, October 2, 2016

Google Maps with new voice commands – Portal Technology


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it Was added to Google Maps, new voice commands in particular for search and navigation for drivers. All we already know the famous command "Ok Google" to us through our voice to perform certain tasks without practically we use our smartphone. Commands such as send messages, read messages, and play music are some of the examples.

But now an update to the app from the Google and of Maps for Android , it was added specific commands for navigation and that will have as main objective to assist the user while driving a vehicle.
to be able To use the new voice commands, you have to have both apps updated, Google, and Maps.

we Can then find in the settings of the main command "Ok Google", a new driving mode that will enable the detection of the specific command while we are on the Maps.
When enabled, we can then tell the main command "Ok Google," then follow the new commands while we are driving.
This mode is indicated to the user through an icon of a microphone on the white in the upper right corner. Alternatively we may also touch this symbol, and dictate a command.

Research of voice will allow us now get directions as well as show a map of the region.
The navigation commands also include the traffic and navigating to locations already preset as the workplace, home, etc.

The full list of commands is described below:

Directions and travel

  • "Mute." or "Mute voice guidance."
  • "Unmute." or "Unmute voice guidance."
  • "Show traffic." or "Hide traffic."
  • "Show satellite." or "Hide the satellite."
  • "Navigate home." or "Navigate to Starbucks."
  • "Show route overview." or "Show alternate routes."
  • "What road is this?"
  • "What’s my next turn?"
  • "What’s my ETA?"
  • "How’s traffic ahead?" or "How’s traffic to home?"
  • "What’s the weather like?"
  • "Avoid tolls." or "Enable tolls."
  • "Avoid highways." or "Enable highways."
  • "Avoid ferries." or "Enable ferries."
  • "Exit navigation."

More commands you can say

  • "Call Mom."
  • "Find gas stations." or "Find restaurant."
  • "Send a text to Larry." or "Send a SMS to Sergey, I’m feeling lucky."
  • "What’s the weather like?" or "How’s the weather in Seattle?"
  • "Play some jazz." or "Play happy birthday on Google Play Music."
  • "What’s the closest hotel?"
  • "When”s my next meeting?"

Source: 9 to 5 Google

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